Healthgrades names top hospitals

262 hospitals make the grade of 4,500 rated

Some states abound in Clinical Excellence hospitals. California has 44, roughly 32 percent of its eligible hospitals. Eight other states — Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire and South Dakota — meet or surpass the 30 percent threshold.

Table 2. States with High Rates of Clinical Excellence Hospitals

State Number of Eligible Hospitals Number of Clinical Excellence Hospitals % of Eligible Hospitals
California 137 44 32.1%
Colorado 25 9 36%
Delaware 4 2 50%
Iowa 19 6 31.6%
Michigan 51 16 31.4%
Minnesota 19 6 31.6%
Montana 6 3 50%
New Hampshire 10 3 30%
South Dakota 3 1 33.3%

Source: Healthgrades.

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